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  1. I own a school in MA. I am looking for an entry...

    I own a school in MA. I am looking for an entry level Controls Class. ANy ideas?
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    I have a basement fireplace... negative draft due...

    I have a basement fireplace... negative draft due to 2nd and 3rd flue... oil furnace and ist flr fireplace cause negative pressure. It pulls the air DOWN the basement chimney. Do you know anyone in...
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    Pellet Insert Manufacturer

    Can anyone tell me who the manufacturer of this pellet insert is? Photos attached.
  4. Thread: pellet inserts

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    I'm looking for a pellet stove insert that will...

    I'm looking for a pellet stove insert that will fit in my basement fireplace. It's 20 1/2" tall and 28.75" wide (front opening). It's 21" deep. Can anyone recommend an insert that will fit in this...
  5. Thread: pellet insert

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    Bob, was it the Englander 25EP? I am looking at...

    Bob, was it the Englander 25EP? I am looking at the new 25EPI but they require an opening of ~36" wide and my fireplace is only ~26" wide. The drawing looks like it would still fit but Englander says...
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    Makeup air

    Yes, but the best way is to isolate the fireplace from the furnace. Burning outside air is better than burning conditioned air.
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    I'm looking for a pellet stove insert for my...

    I'm looking for a pellet stove insert for my basement. I MUST have outside air intake because my oil furnace will suck the smoke from my fireplace back into the room. My fireplace will also suck its...
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    The efficiency of the burner is determined by O2%...

    The efficiency of the burner is determined by O2% or CO2% and stack temperature. Overall efficiency must consider all the other stuff, but the burner efficiency is still a valid number.
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    down firing vs Efficiency

    You can install a smaller nozzle provided the stack temperature still exceeds 350 Deg F. Going from a .75 gph to a .60 gph is a fuel savings of 20%. The unit won't run any longer if the nozzle (heat...
  10. Outdoor Reset Efficiency

    The highest efficiency (lowest cost) is achieved by lowering the boiler temperatures (high and low) until it does not satisfy. The less propane you use, the more effificient it becomes. I have a...
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    Comfort-Aire Ductless Split

    I am planning on buying and installing a Comfort-aire ductless split heat pump. Great deal $$$$$! Any opinions on quality?
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    Burner Box

    Bill,
    I'm not sure what box I have but it's red in color and it looks almost round/cylindrical. All corners are radiused, almost round 9-9.5" dia and 15-16" deep. can i cover with kaowool...
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    Smith Cast iron Boiler

    I have a Smith Cast Iron Boiler (Westfield, MA) with a Beckett Model SR burner. 'SR' doesn't show up anywhere on the Carlin chart you sent. My burner box is 9" wide x 9.5" deep x 15" tall. I think...
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    Very Old Boiler

    Draft is good at -.04" and -.02" measured with Dwyer magnahelic. This boiler has always had low stack temp (350 degrees is acceptable, albeit at the low limit). I thought I said I went from hollow to...
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    Refractory Impingement

    I have a Beckett gun that is cemented (non-removable) into the front of my hydronic boiler. (I assume it's a coal conversion)? During my tuneup today I noticed the flame is impinging on the rear...
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    School Advice

    My advice is to choose the school with the quickest curriculum and job placement help. YOU WILL GET OUT OF ANY SCHOOL WHAT YOU PUT IN. Get working and learn the rest OTJ.
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    Metering devices

    Thanks for the added info. A heat pump becomes more efficient as the difference between indoor and outdoor temperature gets smaller. I have a case where a rooftop heat pump is in a room where the ID...
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    School

    Whoops! Sorry. We are a school. I am showing the students (and teachers) how a rooftop unit works. The room is 65 degrees. Surely that isn't too far out of heating spec.
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    2 metering devices

    I cleaned both coils (ID coil had a little dust). We found that the Goodman has two flow-check piston metering devices. ONe is 047 DIa, the other is .061 dia. Does anyone know what size they are...
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    Airflow

    You are correct: discharge is superheated so PT chart does not apply. I will check temperature drop/rise across indoor coil. It May be dirty!
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    Restriction?

    We checked the metering device. MAYBE the drier is restricted...
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    Airflow

    Even though I feel great airflow, I will check the indoor coil and clean it. I'll let you know.
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    Get off my boat!

    GET OFF MY BOAT!
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    High Head pressure

    I'll buy the fact that if the indoor coil is clogged then the suction pressure will be low in cooling mode. But in heating mode, when the indoor coil is the condenser, if no air can get through the...
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    Charge

    The unit is charged by weight. In fact, it's a 1/2 lb light!
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    Magnehelic

    I do have a magnahelic!
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    Airflow is good

    There is no filter. The unit has no ducts. It is sitting on the floor in open space. It's never been outdoors! I can feel terrific airflow from the supply air. I got the 126 degree info from another...
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    Airflow is good

    The airflow is good. This unit is sitting on the floor of a school with no ductwork. Let me now ask: to check a heat pump (hot gas method), the discharge temperature should be 126 degrees hotter than...
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    Suction pressures

    In heating mode: 90 psig; cooling mode: 50 psig. Sounds low, huh?
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    Goodman Rooftop PHK024 High head pressure

    I have an R22 Goodman Rooftop PHK024-1. Seems to work fine in cooling, but head pressure rises to above 400 psig in heating mode. I have to abort the defrost cycle because the head pressure rises...
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    Great Post!

    That is an excellent idea! I will have to add a third wire for the Tstat to turn the fan on! Oh, I need to install the pellet stove, too!:)
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    Correct

    No problemo (I thought you'd get a kick outta my response:) . What percentage of posts do you think ARE actually correct? My guess is 30% are flatout wrong.
    I am still trying to find a...
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    Pellet Stove Choice

    Thank you. I've read so many posts I forgot why I was looking for a pellet stove! (I like the power vent feature).
    Great minds think alike!
    Bears or Colts?
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    Good Math

    My math is NOT off. We have merely demonstrated two ways of arriving at the same answer. You chose $/BTU; I posted BTU's/$.
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    I am looking into installing a pellet stove in...

    I am looking into installing a pellet stove in the basement too, using the basement fireplace to vent. This is because the previous NH owners said the basement fireplace "doesn't vent well." I am...
  36. Thread: test

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    Pellet Stove Installation

    Seems there is no way to cancel a reply!
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    Fuel Cost Comparisons

    Wood pellets are 9,000 BTU's per lb. Oil is 140,000 BTU's per gallon. In my area, 1 lb of wood pellets is 13 cents; one gallon of oil is $2.09. So, 9,000 BTU/$.13 = 69,230 BTU/one dollar. Oil cost...
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    Code

    5 Feet is Massachusetts. It's due to drifts blocking the air passage.
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    New Code for Direct Vent Termination

    I believe the code was changed to 5 ft above ground. If it's less, a sign must identify the location.
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    Replies and Tekmar Reset

    My local inspector suggests that the MZ is not tolerant to sulphur. I will probably pass on the condening oil boiler in favor of an 87% traditional. What is aTekmar Reset Control? Whrere can i find...
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    I am looking into replacing my hydronic oil...

    I am looking into replacing my hydronic oil boiler (~40 years old, 72% efficient)with the "New" Oil Fired Condensing Boiler. I am reluctant to mention the manufacturer, but they are in Princeton, NJ....
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    Reimbusement

    That description sounds great, but it will probably ruin my chances for a company reimbursement as a business expense!
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    HVAC-TALK Convention Details

    Are there any details for the convention? i.e. seminars, speakers, new products, biofuel, etc?
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    New Walk-in: What do the directions say?

    Did the unit come with a charging curve that tells pressures vs temperatures or subcooling vs anything?
  45. Thread: Lennox Pulse

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    Pulse wiring

    I hope everyone had a Great Thanksgiving! I have seen your "almost light" condition before. Mine was fixed when I re-looked at the wiring and found a missing ground. It sounds like the flame sensor...
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    Local Code

    Local codes could differ from state code. The right way to do this is to secure a permit and get it inspected. IThere are some new codes for snow level, minimum height, etc.
  47. Thread: Lennox Pulse

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    Pulse no light

    My guess is: no gas. When you pulled the spark plug and called for heat (please don't leave plug attached AND next to open hole) did you smell gas?
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    thanks

    Phosgene,
    THANKS!
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    PT Chart for 414B Hot Shot

    Is there a website where I can get a P/T Chart for hot shot?
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    Good Qualities

    I like the fact that every time she's on TV there's no talking!
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